Minister

  •  January 16, 2021 |

    The events happening in Washington DC are disturbing for all democracies. And particularly disturbing for world wide Christians. For quite a few years now, the media have focussed on a narrative that there is only one Christian view and to be a Christian means certain political allegiances. No matter that Christianity has also contained […]

  •  January 9, 2021 |

    The great leader Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt in an act of liberation. The people had been slaves to the Egyptians and in the biblical book Exodus we read what a struggle Moses had to convince his people that going out into the wilderness was the right thing to do. The people wanted to return all the time to what they […]

  •  January 1, 2021 |

    On behalf of Redhill URC, I wish you all a very safe and bright New Year. For many 2020 will be remembered as the year we want to forget, isolated and without the support and care of loved ones. We hope 2021 will bring a return to some normality but also give us an opportunity to learn from this past year: to review how we care for one a […]

  •  December 19, 2020 |

    We are drawing near to Bethlehem. It’s a long haul but step by step we are getting there. Mary is tired and withdrawn, carrying the child and is so uncomfortable on that old donkey we picked up cheap. I am worried because I forgot to book a room in the rush to set out and Mary will need a bit of comfort if&nbsp […]

  •  December 12, 2020 |

    One of the most moving and exciting things I have ever experienced was the night sky over the Andes. In that dark night sky the milky way, which I could see quite clearly, was literally breath-taking. The sky has to be dark to see the night sky properly but up in the mountains it is; and the stars shine more intensely. And so it is, in t […]